Two members of the Middlebury College men’s soccer team earned All-Region honors when the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced its all-region teams. Senior defender Graham Knisley (Wakefield, R.I.) and first-year player Adam Glaser (Washington, D.C.) both earned second-team honors.
Two members of the Middlebury College men’s soccer team earned All-NESCAC honors when the league announced its post-season. First-year player Adam Glaser (Washington, D.C.) earned a spot on the first-team and was named the NESCAC Rookie of the Year. Senior defender Graham Knisley (Wakefield, R.I.) earned a spot on the second team.
The Middlebury men’s soccer team saw its season come to an end with a 3-2 loss at Williams (10-5) in a NESCAC Quarterfinal contest. The Panthers (9-5-1) enjoyed a much-improved season in ’13, including a five-match winning streak. The Ephs advanced to next weekend’s semifinal round at Amherst.
Sixth-seeded Middlebury (9-4-1, 5-4-1 NESCAC) will take on third-seeded Williams in the ninth conference tournament meeting between the programs. The series is tied at 2-4-2 with the most recent meeting taking place in 2009 when Williams won the league title, 2-1, in overtime.
Middlebury wrapped up its regular season with a 4-0 win over Plymouth State (5-7-3) in likely the final home game for the Panther seniors. Middlebury improved to 9-4-1 on the year and will be on the road for a NESCAC Quarterfinal game on Saturday.
Middlebury saw its five-game winning streak come to an end with a 1-0 road loss at Wesleyan (7-5-1, 6-3). The Panthers (8-4-1, 5-4-1) slip to fifth place in the NESCAC standings and will have to play a quarterfinal road game next Saturday. Middlebury wraps up its home season this Wednesday when they host Plymouth State at 2:30.
The Middlebury men’s soccer team picked up its second win in as many days, topping Southern Vermont (3-12-1) 5-0 at home on Wednesday. The Panthers (8-3-1) scored five goals in the game’s first 18:01 before taking the gas off the pedal for the remainder of the contest.
Middlebury extended its winning streak to four games with a 9-1 win over Castleton (10-3-2) on Tuesday afternoon. The Panthers improve to 7-3-1 on the year and will host Southern Vermont on Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. Castleton sees its eight-game unbeaten streak come to an end and will return to action on Saturday at Thomas.
Middlebury won its third straight game, all in NESCAC play, as the Panthers (6-3-1, 5-3-1) earned a 2-1 road win at Bates (4-6-2, 0-6-2) on Saturday afternoon at Russell St. Field.
Middlebury picked up its second win in as many days as the Panthers (5-3-1, 4-3-1) defeated Hamilton (2-5-3, 1-3-3) 2-0 on Sunday afternoon. Middlebury led 1-0 early and then added a late goal in the victory. The Panthers return to action on Saturday at Bates.
Middlebury broke a brief two-game skid with a 3-1 win over Trinity (7-2-2, 3-2-2) at home on Saturday. The Panthers (4-3-1, 3-3-1) out shot their opponent 17-5 and will return to action on Sunday when they host Hamilton at 2:00 p.m.
Middlebury gave up a first half goal and could not net the equalizer as Tufts (6-2-1, 4-2) picked up a 1-0 victory over the Panthers (3-3-1, 2-3-1) in Medford, Mass. Middlebury is off until next Saturday, when they host Trinity at 2:30.
Middlebury tied the game late only to see Williams score the game-winner less than two minutes later, as the Ephs (5-2, 3-2) earned a 2-1 NESCAC road win. The Panthers (3-2-1, 2-2-1) held a slight 11-10 shots advantage in the game and will return to action on Saturday at Tufts.
Middlebury’s Adam Glaser scored the first three goals of his career to earn a hat-trick as the Panthers (3-1-1, 2-1-1) cruised to a 5-0 victory over Colby (2-4, 0-4) on Saturday afternoon. Middlebury earns the “Michael P. Russell Cup” with the victory, honoring the former Panther whose family also has ties to Colby. The five goals for the Panthers were the most against a NESCAC team since they netted five in a win over Trinity at the end of the ’02 season.
Rookie Tom Bean scored his first career goal with less than 10 minutes remaining to lift Middlebury (2-1-1) to a 1-0 victory over Colby-Sawyer (4-3) on Wednesday afternoon. The Panthers held a 34-1 shots advantage in the game, but were only able to get a solo goal past Colby-Sawyer keeper Nick Austin (18 saves).
Middlebury earned a 1-1 tie at Bowdoin on Saturday afternoon. The Panthers (1-1-1, 1-1-1) held a 25-17 shots advantage in the game, with the Polar Bears (1-2-1, 0-2-1) scoring a second half goal to earn the tie. Middlebury returns to action on Wednesday when they host Colby-Sawyer.
Middlebury earned a 1-0 win over Connecticut College (2-1, 0-1) in its first home game of the season. The Panthers (1-1, 1-1) return to action next Saturday at Bowdoin.
The Middlebury College men's soccer game at Norwich has been postponed due to lightning. No make-up date has been announced at this time.
Nico Pascual-Leone netted the game winner 3:34 into overtime to lift the eighth-ranked Amherst (2-0, 1-0) to a 2-1 comeback win over Middlebury in the season-opener for the Panthers (0-1, 0-1). Middlebury returns to action on Wednesday at Norwich.